Fountain first responders called to multiple fires and emergency calls in 24 hours

Photo courtesy: City of Fountain.

FOUNTAIN, Colo. (KKTV) - Following a busy 24 hours, the city of Fountain had a straightforward message for residents.

"We will be there for you if you need us!" the city of Fountain wrote in a social media post on Tuesday.

The message on behalf of firefighters and ambulance crews comes on the heels of a tough and very long day for first responders. City officials gave the public a snapshot with the rest of their social media post.

"It has been a busy 24 hours for Fountain Fire C Shift. They have responded to two structure fires (one in Fountain, and one in Security), two-car fires, a significant accident with entrapment, a train on fire, a cardiac arrest, a train locomotive on fire, and 25 other EMS calls. The structure fire in Fountain was stopped and confined to a small area of the attic. This is busy for our three engine and two ambulance department."